Hans-Ulrich Wehler obituary

Historian who revolutionised the study of German society and became one of the country's leading public intellectuals

WTF? Russia bans swearing in the arts

Kremlin ban on swearing in books, films, music, theatre and blogs, which comes into effect today, is part of a pernicious effort to restrict information and language, says Maryam Omidi

Frank Schirrmacher obituary

Former publisher of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, whose writing on culture and technology spanned the ideological divide